JOB ALERT: GolinHarris Chicago seeks Manager-level Media Connector for Multicultural Practice

Description:  

THE OPPORTUNITY:
The Chicago office of GolinHarris seeks a talented Manager level Media Connector,  a go-getter who can become part of our growing Multicultural practice.

This candidate would have somewhere between 3 and 6 years of traditional and social media experience, as well as experience in consumer media relations and Hispanic PR programs.  We also expect this team member to be fully bilingual in English and Spanish – spoken and written- , have a strong interest and an understanding of the Hispanic Consumer Market (HCM) and experience working with general market and Hispanic media, as well as through social media channels.

En otras palabras, estamos buscando un nuevo miembro del equipo que sea motivado y que le encante conectar tanto con periodistas como con consumidores para así contribuir al éxito de nuestro clientes y sus marcas!

KEY ATTRIBUTES: 

Media savvy, solid pitch writer, curious, informed, convincing, news junkie, lives online, trend watcher, nimble, persistent, creative and has a great attitude.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish strong working and lasting relationships with key media and influencers, in both general market and Hispanic market
  • Advise clients and agency teams on the changing nature of today’s media landscape
  • Drive media strategy and provide ongoing media counsel to colleagues and clients
  • Pitch and successfully place stories that drive business results with clients’ top-tier and other media, and influence consumers
  • Develop story pitches and media outreach plans to present to teams, clients, prospects
  • Proactively generate new ideas and opportunities to ensure client program’s media and social media outreach efforts are successful
  • Draft media relations materials and social media content from English to Spanish; proof and edit client related documents as needed
  • Combine digital, social and media knowledge to secure client placements as news is happening
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of client’s business and industry, and understand how to translate that knowledge into solid media relations and social media content to different levels of client contacts.
  • Experience and success working on and interacting with Fortune 500 brands with local and national general market and Hispanic media contacts is a plus
  • Serve as a role model and mentor to other team members
  • Help provide input to strategic direction during program implementation. Other qualifications include superior client service, team leadership, and superior writing abilities.

 

Skills:

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and media monitoring, tracking and reporting tools, such as Cision, Tweetdeck and Radian 6.  Expert in AP style.

 

ABOUT US:

 

GolinHarris, part of The Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE: IPG), is ranked as one of the top 10 public relations agencies in the world, with more than 30 offices and 450 professionals in major media, business, and government capitals around the world.  Our vision is to set the Gold Standard in client service, agency performance and corporate culture.

 

We’re an award winning agency who’s shaping the way agencies work with clients. Our G4 model allows our employees to follow their passion while providing the best service and results for our clients. What really makes GolinHarris special is our people-centered and client-driven culture. We are proud of the friendly, collaborative environment that exists across our offices.

 

We have consistently been recognized as one of the Best Agencies to Work For around the world, including:

  • 2011 Best Large Agency to Work For, Holmes Report
  • 2011 Best Places to Work in Marketing and Media, Ad Age
  • 2011 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For, National Association of Business Resources
  • 2011 Best Places to Work, Dallas Business Journal
  • 2011 Best Companies to Work For, Los Angeles Business Journal
  • 2011 Best Places to Work, Crain’s New York
  • 2011 Top 100 Workplaces, Chicago Tribune

GolinHarris is an equal opportunity employer, and we are very proud of our diverse culture and our people. EEO/AA.M/F/D/V

 

  • Gustavo Duenas

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